Two arrested for trafficking workers in food services sector

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking offences in Lincolnshire.

The suspects were questioned following an operation in Gedney, South Holland, on the morning of Wednesday (7 November). Both were released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Six people believed to have been trafficked to the county for work in the food services sector were identified at the address.

The Lincolnshire Police operation was supported by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA), Immigration Enforcement, HM Revenue & Customs, and South Holland District Council.

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